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West Side Story (1961)

West Side Story poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $43,700,000Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 1,801-1,900) 1,835 $43,700,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 2,701-2,800) 2,711 $43,700,000

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Production Budget:$6,000,000
Domestic Releases: October 18th, 1961 (Wide)
March 13th, 2013 (Special Engagement) by Cinemark
Video Release: October 7th, 2003 by MGM Video
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Comparisons: vs. Grease
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Keywords: Gangs
Source:Based on Play
Genre:Musical
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Cast

Natalie Wood    Maria
Rita Moreno    Anita

Production and Technical Credits

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Blu-ray Sales: Harry Potter Powers It's Way to the Top

November 30th, 2011

The Harry Potter franchise held three of the top four spots on this week's Blu-ray sales chart with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 earning top spot with 1.29 million units / $28.83 million during its first full week of release for totals 3.40 million units / $76.27 million. More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for November 15th, 2011

November 16th, 2011

It's a really soft week for releases. Granted, Harry Potter came out last week and it is likely still going to be selling quite well this week. But the best release of Tuesday, at least according to Amazon.com, is Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides on DVD. Normally this would be a huge release, but it came out on Blu-ray weeks ago. The same is true of the second best selling release, The Lion King. The most of the next several best selling releases are Blu-ray catalog titles. Granted, many are worth picking up, but it could still be a really slow week in terms of overall sales. That doesn't mean it is a slow week in terms of high quality releases. West Side Story is coming out on Blu-ray, My Fair Lady is also making its Blu-ray debut. There are several more catalogue titles getting a Blu-ray double-dip, like Evil Dead II: 25th Anniversary Edition, or the latest Blu-ray for Metropolis. TV on DVD is well represented with Farscape: The Complete Series (Blu-ray), Being Human: Season One on Blu-ray, and Awkward: Season One. Beginners on Blu-ray is also a Contender for Pick of the Week, as is Looney Tunes Platinum Collection: Volume One: Blu-ray Ultimate Collector's Edition. In the end I went with Evil Dead II: 25th Anniversary Edition. It is a double-dip, but there are major improvements over the previous release, plus it is a bargain price at just $11, and given the number of prime releases coming out this week, a bargain price is certainly welcome. More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
11/20/2011822,238 22,238$521,928$521,928424
5/20/20121214,977 180,286$251,768$3,178,749450

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